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Piracy: The many agonies of Oron nation

Region plagued by pirates continues to suffer.  Piracy: The many agonies of Oron nation Udeme Utip - Uyo BUSINESS operators at the Oron Beach Market, which is obviously the main economic nerve centre ...
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Chinese sub in anti-piracy role

PLA Navy continues push into Indian Ocean. Chinese Submarine Headed to Gulf of Aden For Counter Piracy Operations By: Sam LaGrone China has sent a submarine to the Gulf of Aden to help in ...
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Bangladesh cuts piracy by 70%

Chittagong no longer listed as high risk. Bangladesh cuts 70% piracy at Bay of Bengal with US support Bangladeshi and American maritime partnership has made the Bay of Bengal “more secure”, the ...
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MoD secures 7,500 naval jobs

Huge investment secures defence jobs. Ministry of Defence naval base deals secure 7,500 UK jobs The Ministry of Defence has awarded £3.2bn of contracts to support the management of UK naval bases. It ...
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S. Korea to extend deployment

Anti-piracy mission likely to be extended by 12 months. South Korean Navy Will Likely Extend Deployment in Gulf of Aden MOSCOW, September 30 (RIA Novosti) – South Korean troops will likely to ...
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Iran to Stage Massive Naval Drills

Iranian Navy continues its charm offensive… Commander: Iran to Stage Massive Naval Drills in Winter Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced that the Navy plans to hold naval wargames codenamed ...
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Gulf of Aden risk downgraded

Reduction in pirate activity leads to pay cut. Hazard pay for seafarers passing by Gulf of Aden limited as risk status downgraded By: Veronica Uy MANILA - Hazard pay for seafarers passing by the ...
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S.E. Asia looks to PMSCs

Local security companies protecting assets against terror threat. Shipping companies turn to private security as maritime threat rises in Southeast Asia Malaysia's defence minister, Hishammuddin Hussein, says the country remains at risk ...
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China, Pakistan in joint drills

Follow on visit for PLA Navy after Iranian trip. China and Pakistan begin joint naval exercise After their visit to Iran, the Changchun, a Type 052C guided-missile destroyer, and Changzhou, a Type ...
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PMSCs and the piracy threat

PMSCs looking to move into new markets with their services.  Maritime Mercenaries or Innovative Defense? Private Security & The Evolving Piracy Threat John-Clark Levin On Sept. 23, the United States joined ReCAAP, the ...

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